This is episode 203 of crankygeeks. Here is the episode page description:
Apple Unveils the iPad, Is the Kindle's Dev Program Flawed?, U.S. Challenges China Over Google, and more...
What's new in Episode 203
Sebastian Rupley, Editor, GigaOM.com
Adam Curry, President, Mevio
Mike Wolf, Director, GigaOM Pro
Apple Unveils the iPad
Following years of rumors, Apple announced its new Tablet device this morning. Does it have a chance?
U.S. Challenges China Over Google Stance
In the wake of Google's announcement that it will stop censoring search results in China, Secretar of State Hillary Clinton has identified Internet freedom as a major policy principle for the United States, and called on U.S. companies to reject censorship. Will China Budge?
Oracle Will Finally Acquire Sun
After nearly a year of deliberation, the European Commission has given the nod to Oracle's proposed $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems. What did the wait cost Sun?
The Grim Future of Smartphone Apps
In a recent column, I made the point that there isn't that much room for true innovation in paid smartphone apps. mobile apps aren't anything like their desktop counterparts. In the first two years of the smartphone explosion, all of the apps you'll ever possibly need are already available
RockYou Hack Reveals the Worst Passwords
In December, RockYou.com was hacked, and a list of usernames and passwords was exposed. Security firm Imperva went through them and identified the worst ones, including "123456," "12345," "password," "rockyou," and first names such as "Ashley" and "Daniel".